This salad recipe is for a Waldorf salad. This Waldorf salad is a famous salad and uses apples, celery, walnut, celeriac, mayonnaise, double cream and lemon juice.
Getting everything ready
- Blanch the walnut halves in boiling water for about 10 seconds. Refresh and dry. Using a small knife, scrape away any loose brown skin. Cut each half into four.
- Wash and dry the celery. Peel off any stringy bits and cut the celery into 0.5cm dice.
- Wash and dry the lettuce leaves.
- Chop the parsley.
- Pour the cream into a clean bowl and add the lemon juice (this will slightly sour the cream).
- Peel and core the apples and cut into 0.5cm dice.
- Wash and peel celeriac and grate coarsely.
- In a large clean bowl, mix the walnuts, apple, celery and celeriac. Add the mayonnaise and soured cream. Season to taste and mix well.
- Divide the lettuce leaves between the plates.
- Neatly add the Waldorf salad to each plate.
- Garnish the Waldorf salad with a little chopped parsley.
Salad making tips
We have put together some great tips for making great tasting and simple salads. This includes the use of olive oil and extra virgin olive oil.